Michael Carrick

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Michael Carrick (born 28 July 1981) is an English professional football coach and former player who is currently the head coach of Championship club Middlesbrough. He is one of the most decorated English footballers of all time and is best known for his 12-year playing career with Manchester United, whom he also captained. Carrick was a central midfielder, but he was used as an emergency centre-back under Alex Ferguson, David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and José Mourinho. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Carrick has received more than 4,919,180 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Carrick is the 3,353rd most popular soccer player (down from 1,043rd in 2019), the 3,929th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,243rd in 2019) and the 144th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 4.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Michael Carricks by language

Over the past year Michael Carrick has had the most page views in the with 568,561 views, followed by French (35,162), and Spanish (29,337). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (190.02%), Javanese (86.52%), and Korean (85.68%)


Among soccer players, Michael Carrick ranks 3,353 out of 21,273Before him are Pedro Cubilla, Arthur Berry, Héctor Silva, Adalbert Püllöck, Igor Lediakhov, and Károly Fogl. After him are Edu Marangon, Paulo Wanchope, Erik Almgren, Emilio Caprile, Lauro Amadò, and Georgi Slavkov.

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Among people born in 1981, Michael Carrick ranks 114Before him are Rupert Friend, Christina Milian, Willy Caballero, Owen Hargreaves, Barbora Špotáková, and Georges St-Pierre. After him are Jennifer Hudson, Johan Elmander, Zara Tindall, Azra Akın, Mahamadou Diarra, and Park Hae-soo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Carrick ranks 3,929 out of 8,785Before him are Mary Delany (1700), Bob Shaw (1931), Arthur Berry (1888), George Crabbe (1754), Reginald Wingate (1861), and Arthur Bliss (1891). After him are Nicholas Hooper (1952), Alfred Ewing (1855), Ed Westwick (1987), Asa Butterfield (1997), Joanna Pettet (1942), and Joe Mercer (1914).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Michael Carrick ranks 144Before him are Ronnie Rooke (1911), Jimmy Hogan (1882), Stuart McCall (1964), William Garbutt (1883), Jackie Milburn (1924), and Arthur Berry (1888). After him are Joe Mercer (1914), David James (1970), Tony Barton (1937), Bart McGhee (1899), Frank Lampard (1948), and Conor Gallagher (2000).